Police launch appeal following reports of Balaclava-clad group with machetes in Milton Keynes estate

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a public order incident in Milton Keynes last night (15/5).

At around 7pm, police received a report of approximately four people wearing balaclavas getting out of an orange Vauxhall Corsa and suspected to be carrying a machete on Woolmans, Fullers Slade.

There were also reports that a man was waving a wooden item around.

A 22-year-old man from Milton Keynes was been arrested on suspicion of assault yesterday.

A 21-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested on suspicion of affray earlier today (16/5).

Both remain in police custody.

Detective Inspector Gemma Robinson, of Milton Keynes CID, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about this incident to please come forward.

“Enquiries are ongoing as part of our investigation and there will be an increased police presence in the area.

“Anyone with any concerns or questions should speak to a uniformed officer.

“We are still seeking to locate the orange Corsa involved so I am keen to hear from anyone who recognises it or has seen it.

“Also, if you have any CCTV footage in the area or any dash-cam footage if you were in the area around the time, I’d also ask that you check any recordings in case it has captured something that could assist our investigation.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43220196948.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”